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Clara Bow: Runnin' Wild by David Stenn

By David Stenn

Hollywood's first intercourse image, the ' It ' woman, Clara Bow was once born within the slums of Brooklyn in a relations plagued with alcoholism and madness. She catapulted to repute after profitable movie magazine's 1921 " reputation and Fortune" contest. the best box-office draw of her day—she as soon as got 45,000 fan letters in one month, Clara Bow's on monitor power and attract that beguiled hundreds of thousands, in spite of the fact that, will be her undoing off-camera. David Stenn captures her mythical upward thrust to stardom and fall from grace, her good fortune marred by way of studio exploitation and sexual scandals.

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